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Old German Heirloom Tomato. This tomato was a favorite of Mennonite families from the Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia, and dates back to the mid-1800′s. It is in the beefsteak family and can grow to a robust size of almost 2 pounds. The Old German tomato is bi-colored, featuring golden yellow and reddish stripes.

Aunt Ruby's German Green is one of the largest green beefsteak tomatoes and can grow to over one pound.

A genuine lashing is more efficient, more fun to tie, and usually stronger than making it up as you go along.

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